Monument record MDR2765 - Cross base, All Saints' churchyard, Brailsford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Full Description

The medieval socle or base stands at the east end of the grave of Charles Henry Fairfax, separate from the Saxon shaft [see SMR 17203] which stands at the west end. The socle consists of an undecorated dressed sandstone block with worn chamfered corners. In the top there is a rectangular socket which measures 36cm by 28cm, which gives an indication of the scale and shape of the missing medieval cross shaft. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 1984. Scheduling Notification: A-S high cross shaft & med cross base in the churchyard of All Saints' Church. 23346.



Grid reference Centred SK 2449 4126 (13m by 13m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1350

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Record last edited

Feb 22 2016 11:33AM

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